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Switch Between Views

When there are a number of open views available in the Diagram View (such as separate diagrams, editors and the Model Search screen), you can review them and switch between them using the View Tab Switcher.

Access    Click on a view tab, press and hold ( Ctrl ) and press ( Tab )

Switching between views



See also

Selecting a different view



The View Tab Switcher lists the currently open views, in order of most recently activated to least recently activated; the selection cursor is on the name of the view that was activated just before the currently active one.

Details of the selected view are displayed on the right hand side of the screen, and include:

A preview thumbnail of the view, and
A description of the view and its contents


Continue holding the ( Ctrl ) key to keep the window open; to move the selection cursor:

Down the list of views, press the ( Tab ) key
Up the list, press the ( Shift+Tab ) keys


Alternatively, use the arrow keys.



Activating a view

To activate a view in the Diagram View, either release the ( Ctrl ) key or press the ( Enter ) key; alternatively, click the left mouse button on the required view.

Activating a view moves it to the top of the Active Views list, whereas closing a view removes it from the list completely.